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Papers published in 2019


Impact of repeat flooding on mental health and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional analysis of the English National Study of Flooding and Health. French CE, Waite TD, Armstrong B, Rubin GJ; English National Study of Flooding and Health Study Group, Beck CR, Oliver I. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 2;9(11):e031562.

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Baseline Testing for Resistance-Associated Polymorphisms to Optimize Treatment Outcome in Genotype 1 Noncirrhotic Treatment-Naïve Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus. Fawsitt CG, Vickerman P, Cooke GS; STOP HCV Consortium, Welton NJ. Value Health. 2020 Feb;23(2):180-190. Epub 2019 Oct 24

Implementing a toolkit for the prevention, management and control of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in English acute hospitals trusts: a qualitative evaluation. Schneider A, Coope C, Michie S, Puleston R, Hopkins S, Oliver I. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Oct 12;19(1):689. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4492-4

Acceptability of a primary care-based opioid and pain review service: a mixed-methods evaluation in England. Kesten J, Thomas K, Scott L, Bache K, Hickman M, Campbell R, Pickering A, Redwood S. Br J Gen Pract. 2019 Oct 8. pii: bjgp19X706097. doi: 10.3399/bjgp19X706097 [Epub ahead of print] 

Clustering of hepatitis C virus antibody positivity within households and communities in Punjab, India.  Trickey A, Sood A, Midha V, Thompson W, Vellozzi C, Shadaker S, Surlikar V, Kanchi S, Vickerman P, May MT, Averhoff F.  Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Oct 7;147:e283. doi: 10.1017/S0950268819001705

Evaluating the population impact of hepatitis C direct acting antiviral treatment as prevention for people who inject drugs (EPIToPe) - a natural experiment (protocol). Hickman M, Dillon JF, Elliott L, De Angelis D, Vickerman P, Foster G, Donnan P, Eriksen A, Flowers P, Goldberg D, Hollingworth W, Ijaz S, Liddell D, Mandal S, Martin N, Beer LJZ, Drysdale K, Fraser H5, Glass R, Graham L, Gunson RN, Hamilton E, Harris H, Harris M, Harris R, Heinsbroek E, Hope V, Horwood J, Inglis SK, Innes H, Lane A, Meadows J, McAuley A, Metcalfe C, Migchelsen S, Murray A, Myring G, Palmateer NE, Presanis A, Radley A, Ramsay M, Samartsidis P, Simmons R, Sinka K, Vojt G, Ward Z, Whiteley D, Yeung A, Hutchinson SJ. BMJ Open. 2019 Sep 24;9(9):e029538. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029538

Learning from the Epidemiological Response to the 2014/15 Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak. Holding M, Ihekweazu C, Stuart JM, Oliver I. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2019 Sep;9(3):169-175. doi: 10.2991/jegh.k.190808.002

Data linkage to monitor hepatitis C-associated end-stage liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma inpatient stays in England.  Ireland G, Simmons R, Hickman M, Harris R, Ramsay M, Sabin C, Mandal S.  J Viral Hepat. 2019 Sep 10. doi: 10.1111/jvh.13203 [Epub ahead of print]

Acceptability and potential impact of delivering sexual health promotion information through social media and dating apps to MSM in England. Kesten JM, Dias K, Burns F, Crook P, Howarth A, Mercer CH, Rodger A, Simms I, Oliver I, Hickman M, Hughes G, Weatherburn P.  BMC Public Health. 2019 Sep 6;19(1):1236. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7558-7

Agent-based modelling study of antimicrobial-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission in men who have sex with men: towards individualised diagnosis and treatment.  Zienkiewicz AK, Verschueren van Rees N, Homer M, Ong JJ, Christensen H, Hill D, Looker KJ, Horner P, Hughes G, Turner KME. Sex Health. 2019 Sep 3. doi: 10.1071/SH18235 [Epub ahead of print]

Scaling Up Hepatitis C Prevention and Treatment Interventions for Achieving Elimination in the United States: A Rural and Urban Comparison. Fraser H, Vellozzi C, Hoerger TJ, Evans JL, Kral AH, Havens J, Young AM, Stone J, Handanagic S, Hariri S, Barbosa C, Hickman M, Leib A, Martin NK, Nerlander L, Raymond HF, Page K, Zibbell J, Ward JW, Vickerman P. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Aug 1;188(8):1539-1551. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwz097

Pathways to optimising antibiotic use in rural China: identifying key determinants in community and clinical settings, a mixed methods study protocol. Zhao L, Kwiatkowska RM, Chai J, Cabral C, Chen M, Bowker K, Coope C, Shen J, Shen X, Cheng J, Feng R, Kadetz P, MacGowan A, Oliver I, Hickman M, Wang D, Lambert H. BMJ Open. 2019 Aug 10;9(8):e027819. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027819

Modelling the potential prevention benefits of a treat-all hepatitis C treatment strategy at global, regional and country levels: A modelling study. Trickey A, Fraser H, Lim AG, Walker JG, Peacock A, Colledge S, Leung J, Grebely J, Larney S, Martin NK, Degenhardt L, Hickman M, May MT, Vickerman P. J Viral Hepat. 2019 Dec;26(12):1388-1403. doi: 10.1111/jvh.13187. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

Cost-Effectiveness of One-Time Birth Cohort Screening for Hepatitis C as Part of the National Health Service Health Check Program in England.  Williams J, Miners A, Harris R, Mandal S, Simmons R, Ireland G, Hickman M, Gore C, Vickerman P. Value in Health. 2019 Aug 19;22(11):1248–1256. doi:10.1016/j.jval.2019.06.006

Scaling Up Hepatitis C Prevention and Treatment Interventions for Achieving Elimination in the United States: A Rural and Urban Comparison. Fraser H, Vellozzi C, Hoerger TJ, Evans JL, Kral AH, Havens J, Young AM, Stone J, Handanagic S, Hariri S, Barbosa C, Hickman M, Leib A, Martin NK, Nerlander L, Raymond HF, Page K, Zibbell J, Ward JW, Vickerman P. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Aug 1;188(8):1539-1551. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwz097

Better data, better policy and better lives: a call for improved drug monitoring and concerted responses (Editorial). Comiskey C, Bretteville-Jensen AL, Bergeron H, Bühringer G, Dargan P, Davoli M, Faggiano F, Fischer G, Rodríguez de Fonseca F, Garretsen H, Hickman M, Korf DJ, Krajewski K, Paoli L, Spanagel R. Addiction. 2019 Jul 29. doi: 10.1111/add.14763. [Epub ahead of print]

Cannabis use and the risk of tuberculosis: a systematic review. French CE, Coope CM, McGuinness LA, Beck CR, Newitt S, Ahyow L, Hickman M, Oliver I. BMC Public Health. 2019 Jul 27;19(1):1006. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7127-0

Determinants of heterosexual men's demand for long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV in urban South Africa.  Cheng CY, Quaife M, Eakle R, Cabrera Escobar MA, Vickerman P, Terris-Prestholt F. BMC Public Health. 2019 Jul 24;19(1):996. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7276-1

Launch of the BASHH guideline for the management of M. genitalium in adults. Soni S, Horner PJ. Sex Transm Infect. 2019 Jun;95(4):237. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2018-053831

Mapping the hepatitis C cascade of care in people attending drug treatment services in England: A data linkage study. Ireland G, Simmons R, Hickman M, Eastwood B, Ramsay M, Mandal S. Int J Drug Policy. 2019 Oct;72:55-60. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.06.006. Epub 2019 Jun 27

Chronic hepatitis B virus case-finding in UK populations born abroad in intermediate or high endemicity countries: an economic evaluation. Martin NK, Vickerman P, Khakoo S, Ghosh A, Ramsay M, Hickman M, Williams J, Miners A. BMJ Open. 2019 Jun 28;9(6):e030183. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030183

Estimating age-stratified influenza-associated invasive pneumococcal disease in England: A time-series model based on population surveillance data. Chiavenna C, Presanis AM, Charlett A, de Lusignan S, Ladhani S, Pebody RG, De Angelis D. PLoS Med. 2019 Jun 27;16(6):e1002829. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002829. eCollection 2019 Jun

The effect of entry and retention in opioid agonist treatment on contact with the criminal justice system among opioid-dependent people: a retrospective cohort study. Gisev N, Bharat C, Larney S, Dobbins T, Weatherburn D, Hickman M, Farrell M, Degenhardt L. Lancet Public Health. 2019 Jul;4(7):e334-e342. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30060-X. Epub 2019 Jun 11

Influence of commissioned provider type and deprivation score on uptake of the childhood flu immunization. Christensen H, Reynolds R, Kwiatkowska R, Brooks-Pollock E, Dominey M, Finn A, Gjini A, Hickman M, Roderick M, Yates J. J Public Health (Oxf). 2019 Jun 12. pii: fdz060. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdz060. [Epub ahead of print]. 

The effect of entry and retention in opioid agonist treatment on contact with the criminal justice system among opioid-dependent people: a retrospective cohort study. Gisev N, Bharat C, Larney S, Dobbins T, Weatherburn D, Hickman M, Farrell M, Degenhardt L. Lancet Public Health. 2019 Jul;4(7):e334-e342. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30060-X. Epub 2019 Jun 11

Co-design of harm reduction materials for people who inject drugs to implement research findings. Hussey D, Trinder-Widdess Z, Dee C, Bagnall D, Bojangles T, Kesten JM. Harm Reduct J. 2019 Jun 7;16(1):36. doi: 10.1186/s12954-019-0300-z

Cost-effectiveness and budgetary impact of HCV treatment with direct-acting antivirals in India including the risk of reinfection. Chaillon A, Mehta SR, Hoenigl M, Solomon SS, Vickerman P, Hickman M, Skaathun B, Martin NK. PLoS One. 2019 Jun 6;14(6):e0217964. eCollection 2019.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217964

A global meta-analysis on HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B among people who inject drugs - do gender differences vary by country-level indicators? Leung J, Peacock A, Colledge S, Grebely J, Cunningham EB, Hickman M, Vickerman P, Stone J, Trickey A, Dumchev K, Lynskey M, Hines L, Griffiths P, Mattick RP, Degenhardt L, Larney S.  J Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 5;220(1):78-90. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz058

The Hepatitis C Awareness Through to Treatment (HepCATT) study: Improving the cascade of care for hepatitis C virus-infected people who inject drugs in England. Harrison GI, Murray K, Gore R, Lee P, Sreedharan A, Richardson P, Hughes AJ, Wiselka M, Gelson W, Unitt E, Ratcliff K, Orton A, Trinder K, Simpson C, Ryder SD, Oelbaum S, Foster GR, Christian A, Smith S, Thomson BJ, Reynolds R, Harris M, Hickman M, Irving WL.  Addiction. 2019 Jun;114(6):1113-1122. doi: 10.1111/add.14569. Epub 2019 Mar 12

Qualitative evaluation of a pilot educational intervention to increase primary care HIV-testing. Kesten JM, Davies CF, Gompels M, Crofts M, Billing A, May MT, Horwood J. BMC Fam Pract. 2019 May 31;20(1):74. doi: 10.1186/s12875-019-0962-3

Mixed-methods study in England and Northern Ireland to understand young men who have sex with men's knowledge and attitudes towards human papillomavirus vaccination. Kesten JM, Flannagan C, Ruane-McAteer E, Merriel SWD, Nadarzynski T, Shapiro G, Rosberger Z, Prue G. BMJ Open. 2019 May 14;9(5):e025070. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025070

Reducing Primary Care Attendance Intentions for Pediatric Respiratory Tract Infections. Schneider A, Cabral C, Herd N, Hay A, Kesten JM, Anderson E, Lane I, Beck C, Michie S. Ann Fam Med. 2019 May;17(3):239-249. doi: 10.1370/afm.2392

The contribution of injection drug use to hepatitis C virus transmission globally, regionally, and at country level: a modelling study. Trickey A, Fraser H, Lim AG, Peacock A, Colledge S, Walker JG, Leung J, Grebely J, Larney S, Martin NK, Hickman M, Degenhardt L, May MT, Vickerman P. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jun;4(6):435-444. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(19)30085-8. Epub 2019 Apr 10

Development of a formal system for representing behaviour-change theories. West R, Godinho CA, Bohlen LC, Carey RN, Hastings J, Lefevre CE, Michie S. Nat Hum Behav. 2019 May;3(5):526-536. doi: 10.1038/s41562-019-0561-2. Epub 2019 Apr 8

Assessing the association between bronchiolitis in infancy and recurrent wheeze: a whole English birth cohort case-control study. Marlow R, Finn A, Henderson J. Thorax. 2019 May;74(5):503-505. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-212203. Epub 2019 Apr 4

Psychological interventions as vaccine adjuvants: A systematic review. Vedhara K, Ayling K, Sunger K, Caldwell DM, Halliday V, Fairclough L, Avery A, Robles L, Garibaldi J, Welton NJ, Royal S. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 4;19(1):306. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3918-2

Integrated care of severe infectious diseases to people with substance use disorders; a systematic review. Vold JH, Aas C, Leiva RA, Vickerman P, Chalabianloo F, Løberg EM, Johansson KA, Fadnes LT. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 4;19(1):306. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3918-2

Effect of Insurance-Related Factors on the Association between Flooding and Mental Health Outcomes. Mulchandani R, Smith M, Armstrong B; English National Study of Flooding and Health Study Group, Beck CR, Oliver I. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Apr 2;16(7). pii: E1174. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16071174

Long-term outcomes of urinary tract infection (UTI) in Childhood (LUCI): protocol for an electronic record-linked cohort study. Lugg-Widger FV, Angel L, Cannings-John R, Jones H, Lau M, Butler C, Francis NA, Hay AD, Heginbothom M, Hood K, Paranjothy S, Vandervoort J, Hughes K. BMJ Open. 2019 Apr 20;9(4):e024210. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024210

Economic evaluation of the cost of different methods of retesting chlamydia positive individuals in England. Looker KJ, Buitendam E, Woodhall SC, Hollis E, Ong KJ, Saunders JM, Dunbar K, Turner KME. BMJ Open. 2019 Mar 23;9(3):e024828. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024828

Forecasting the 2021 local burden of population alcohol-related harms using Bayesian structural time-series. McQuire C, Tilling K, Hickman M, de Vocht F.  Addiction. 2019 Jun;114(6):994-1003. doi: 10.1111/add.14568. Epub 2019 Mar 6

Parental and clinician agreement of illness severity in children with RTIs: secondary analysis of data from a prospective cohort study. van der Werf ET, Redmond NM, Turnbull S, Thornton H, Thompson M, Little P, Peters TJ, Blair PS, Hay AD. Br J Gen Pract. 2019 Apr;69(681):e236-e245. doi: 10.3399/bjgp19X701837. Epub 2019 Mar 11 

Clonal expansion of community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in people who inject drugs (PWID): prevalence, risk factors and molecular epidemiology, Bristol, United Kingdom, 2012 to 2017. Packer S, Pichon B, Thompson S, Neale J, Njoroge J, Kwiatkowska RM, Oliver I, Telfer M, Doumith M, Buunaaisie C, Heinsbroek E, Hopewell-Kelly N, Desai M, Hope V, Williams OM, Kearns A, Hickman M, Gobin M. Euro Surveill. 2019 Mar;24(13). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.13.1800124

Detection in the United Kingdom of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae FC428 clone, with ceftriaxone resistance and intermediate resistance to azithromycin, October to December 2018. Eyre DW, Town K, Street T, Barker L, Sanderson N, Cole MJ, Mohammed H, Pitt R, Gobin M, Irish C, Gardiner D, Sedgwick J, Beck C, Saunders J, Turbitt D, Cook C, Phin N, Nathan B, Horner P, Fifer H. Euro Surveill. 2019 Mar;24(10). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.10.1900147

Electronically delivered interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing for respiratory infections in primary care: cluster RCT using electronic health records and cohort study. Gulliford MC, Juszczyk D, Prevost AT, Soames J, McDermott L, Sultana K, Wright M, Fox R, Hay AD, Little P, Moore M, Yardley L, Ashworth M, Charlton J. Health Technol Assess. 2019 Mar;23(11):1-70. doi: 10.3310/hta23110

Monitoring the hepatitis C epidemic in England and evaluating intervention scale-up using routinely collected data. Harris RJ, Harris HE, Mandal S, Ramsay M, Vickerman P, Hickman M, De Angelis D.  J Viral Hepat. 2019 May;26(5):541-551. doi: 10.1111/jvh.13063. Epub 2019 Feb 28

Extending Bayesian back-calculation to estimate age and time specific HIV incidence. Brizzi F, Birrell PJ, Plummer MT, Kirwan P, Brown AE, Delpech VC, Gill ON, De Angelis D. Lifetime Data Anal. 2019 Feb 27. doi: 10.1007/s10985-019-09465-1 [Epub ahead of print]

Social network analysis and whole genome sequencing in a cohort study to investigate TB transmission in an educational setting. Packer S, Green C, Brooks-Pollock E, Chaintarli K, Harrison S, Beck CR. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 13;19(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3734-8

Effectiveness and safety of electronically delivered prescribing feedback and decision support on antibiotic utilisation respiratory illness in primary care. REDUCE cluster-randomised trial. Gulliford MC, Prevost AT, Charlton J, Juszczyk D, Soames J, McDermott L, Sultana K, Wright M, Fox R, Hay AD, Little P, Moore MV, Yardley L, Ashworth M. BMJ. 2019 Feb 12;364:l236. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l236

Viable Neisseria meningitidis is commonly present in saliva in healthy young adults: Non-invasive sampling and enhanced sensitivity of detection in a follow-up carriage study in Portuguese students. Rodrigues F, Christensen H, Morales-Aza B, Sikora P, Oliver E, Oliver J, Lucidarme J, Marlow R, Januário L, Finn A. PLoS One. 2019 Feb 11;14(2):e0209905. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209905. eCollection 2019

Evaluating the impact of Global Fund withdrawal on needle and syringe provision, cost, and use among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico:  a costing analysis. Cepeda JA, Burgos JL, Kahn JG, Padilla R, Meza Martinez PE, Segovia LA, Gaines T, Abramovitz D, Rangel G, Magis-Rodriguez C, Vickerman P, Strathdee SA, Martin NK. BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 29;9(1):e026298. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026298.

Synthesising quantitative evidence in systematic reviews of complex health interventions. Higgins JPT, López-López JA, Becker BJ, Davies SR, Dawson S, Grimshaw JM, McGuinness LA, Moore THM, Rehfuess EA, Thomas J, Caldwell DM. BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Jan 25;4(Suppl 1):e000858. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000858. eCollection 2019

Global, regional, and country-level estimates of hepatitis C infection among people who have recently injected drugs. Grebely J, Larney S, Peacock A, Colledge S, Leung J, Hickman M, Vickerman P, Blach S, Cunningham EB, Dumchev K, Lynskey M, Stone J, Trickey A, Razavi H, Mattick RP, Farrell M, Dore GJ, Degenhardt L. Addiction. 2019 Jan;114(1):150-166. doi: 10.1111/add.14393. Epub 2018 Aug 28

Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of existing needle and syringe programmes in preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugs. Sweeney S, Ward Z, Platt L, Guinness L, Hickman M, Hope V, Maher L, Iversen J, Hutchinson SJ, Smith J, Ayres R, Hainey I, Vickerman P.  Addiction. 2019 Mar;114(3):560-570. doi: 10.1111/add.14519. Epub 2019 Jan 23

Respiratory Tract Infections in Children in the Community: Prospective Online Inception Cohort Study. Hay AD, Anderson E, Ingle S, Beck C, Hollingworth W. Ann Fam Med. 2019 Jan;17(1):14-22. doi: 10.1370/afm.2327

Delayed antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections: protocol of an individual patient data meta-analysis. Stuart B, Hounkpatin H, Becque T, Yao G, Zhu S, Alonso-Coello P, Altiner A, Arroll B, Böhning D, Bostock J, Bucher HCC, de la Poza M, Francis NA, Gillespie D, Hay AD, Kenealy T, Löffler C, Mas-Dalmau G, Muñoz L, Samuel K, Moore M, Little P. BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 21;9(1):e026925. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026925

Has Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in young women in England, Scotland and Wales changed? Evidence from national probability surveys. Kounali DZ, Welton NJ, Soldan K, Woodhall SC, Dunbar JK, Migchelsen SJ, Mercer CH, Horner P, Ades AE. Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Jan;147:e107. doi: 10.1017/S0950268819000347

Barriers and enablers to adolescent self-consent for vaccination: A mixed-methods evidence synthesis. Fisher H, Harding S, Hickman M, Macleod J, Audrey S. Vaccine. 2019 Jan 14;37(3):417-429. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.12.007 Epub 2018 Dec 17. 

Pharmacokinetic considerations regarding the treatment of bacterial sexually transmitted infections with azithromycin: a review. Kong FYS, Horner P, Unemo M, Hocking JS. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019 Jan 11. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky548 [Epub ahead of print]

Hepatitis case finding among migrants in primary care. Hickman M, Mandal S, Vickerman P, Miners A, Martin N. Hickman M, Mandal S, Vickerman P, Miners A, Martin N.  Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jan;4(1):3-4. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(18)30385-6. Epub 2018 Nov 24